music The Best Britpop Bands

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At the beginning of the 1990s, Britpop started to dominate the airwaves not only in the UK, but globally as well. At the time though, the British music scene was in flux. Electronic music and indie rock were becoming popular. But, Brit pop, which took elements of guitar rock and pop music to create a new genre of rock. Britpop became a British movement where many working class bands and was a reaction of what was going on in the UK and against grunge music. Britpop brought British alternative rock into the mainstream, and brought several British pop bands into the mainstream.

So, who are considered the best Britpop bands? No Britpop bands list would be complete without Oasis and Blur at or near the top of this poll. Both of these bands are considered the top Britpop bands. Other popular Britpop bands, like Suede, Pulp and James are on here. All Britpop bands should be on this list. Even today, years after the movement ended, Britpop artists continue to put out stellar music, either as a solo artist or with their original band. No matter how you see it, Britpop was a dominant force that put British rock music back on the scene.
 
That said, it's hard to determine what is the best Britpop band. It's not an easy question to answer, but it's up to you to determine who is considered the greatest Britpop band. This list answers the questions "who are the best Britpop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest Britpop musician ever?"If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular britpop bands that you might've heard of. This Britpop bands list will determine which Britpop musician should be considered the best of all time.(54 items)

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The Arcana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Arcana Baroque pop/rock

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Blur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Blur Indie pop, Shoegazing Pop music

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Pulp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Pulp Indie pop, Britpop Alternative rock

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Suede is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Suede Britpop, Alternative rock Glam rock

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Oasis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Oasis Rock music, Britpop Alternative rock

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The Verve is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Verve Noise rock, Shoegazing Rock music

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The Stone Roses is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Stone Roses Jangle pop, Indie pop Blues-rock

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Manic Street Preachers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Manic Street Preachers Rock music, Pop rock Britpop

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Supergrass is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Supergrass Britpop, Alternative rock

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Stereophonics is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Stereophonics Indie pop, Rock music Post-Britpop

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The Charlatans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Charlatans Madchester, Folk rock Britpop

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Noel Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Noel Gallagher Rock music, Britpop Alternative rock

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Travis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Travis Rock music, Britpop Baroque pop

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The La's is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The La's Rock music, Britpop Alternative rock

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Super Furry Animals is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Super Furry Animals Experimental rock, Post-Britpop Neo-psychedelia

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Kula Shaker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Kula Shaker Raga rock, Neo-psychedelia Britpop

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Elastica is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Elastica Rock music, New wave of new wave Britpop

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Catatonia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Catatonia Post-Britpop, Britpop Alternative rock

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Beady Eye is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Beady Eye Rock music, Britpop Alternative rock

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Echobelly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Echobelly Pop music, Britpop Alternative rock

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James is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
James Indie pop, New Wave Madchester

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Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Sleeper Britpop, Indie rock

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Ash is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Ash Pop punk, Rock music Grunge

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Ocean Colour Scene is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Ocean Colour Scene Blues-rock, Madchester Britpop

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The Divine Comedy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Divine Comedy Pop music, Alternative rock Baroque pop

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Gene is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Gene Rock music, Britpop Alternative rock

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Shed Seven is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Shed Seven Rock music, Britpop Alternative rock

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Jarvis Cocker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Jarvis Cocker Indie pop, Britpop Alternative rock

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Dodgy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Dodgy Pop music, Rock music Power pop

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying B... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Rock music, Britpop Alternative rock

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The Bluetones is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Bluetones Jangle pop, Indie pop Rock music

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Cast is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Cast Rock music, Britpop Alternative rock

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The Auteurs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Auteurs Indie pop, Rock music Britpop

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The Boo Radleys is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Boo Radleys Shoegazing, Dream pop Britpop

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Black Grape is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Black Grape Alternative dance, Britpop

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Marion is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Marion Rock music, Britpop

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The Farm is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Farm Rock music, Madchester Electronic music

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Space is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Space Britpop, Alternative rock Indie rock

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My Life Story is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
My Life Story Pop music, Britpop

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Snow Patrol is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Snow Patrol Post-Britpop, Folk rock Power pop

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Salad is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Salad Pop music, Britpop Alternative rock

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Menswear is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Menswear Britpop

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Idlewild is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Idlewild Post-Britpop, Alternative rock Indie rock

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Heavy Stereo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Heavy Stereo Acoustic music, Britpop Alternative rock

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Northern Uproar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Northern Uproar Rock music

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Powder is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Powder Britpop

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Octopus is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Octopus Britpop, Alternative rock

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Blood Red Shoes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Blood Red Shoes Garage rock, Grunge Stoner rock - Rock music

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The Rain is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Rain Rock music, Britpop Alternative rock

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These Animal Men is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
These Animal Men Indie, Britpop Alternative rock